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Syfy Renews 'Killjoys' & 'Dark Matter For Season 2; No Word On 'Defiance'

Well, almost everyone who enjoys the Syfy Friday night science fiction block of shows is happy today.

The network announced today that is has renewed freshman series Killyoys and Dark Matter have been renewed for second seasons.

As of right now, the fate of the other Friday night series Defiance is still undetermined.

Dark Matter has been renewed for a 13-episode second season, set to premiere on the network in 2016. The series, produced by Prodigy Pictures, follows six people who wake up on a derelict spaceship with no memories of who they are or how they got on board, averaged 1.8 million viewers in its first season on Syfy.

Killjoys follows a trio of interplanetary bounty hunters who chase deadly Warrants (fugitives) throughout the Quad, a distant planetary system on the brink of a bloody class war.

It has been renewed for a second 10-episode season, scheduled to air in 2016. From Temple Street Productions (Orphan Black) and Michelle Lovretta, the creator of Lost Girl, Killjoys averaged 1.5 million viewers (L3) in its first season.

**Photo by: Dennys/Ilic/Syfy**

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